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1961 NBA Playoffs Standings

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

1961 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Elgin Baylor (457)
TRB: Bill Russell (299)
AST: Bob Cousy (91)
WS: Elgin Baylor (2.8)

Expanded Standings

Place Division Margin Month
Rk Team Overall Home Road E W ≤3 ≥10 Mar Apr
1 Boston Celtics 8-2 6-0 2-2 4-1 4-1 6-1 4-1 4-1
2 Los Angeles Lakers 6-6 4-2 2-4 6-6 0-3 2-2 6-5 0-1
3 St. Louis Hawks 5-7 3-3 2-4 1-4 4-3 3-0 1-2 3-3 2-4
4 Syracuse Nationals 4-4 2-1 2-3 4-4 2-0 1-4 4-4
5 Detroit Pistons 2-3 2-0 0-3 2-3 1-2 2-3
6 Philadelphia Warriors 0-3 0-2 0-1 0-3 0-2 0-3

Team vs. Team

Rk Team BOS DET LAL PHW STL SYR
1 Boston Celtics 4-1 4-1
2 Detroit Pistons 2-3
3 Los Angeles Lakers 3-2 3-4
4 Philadelphia Warriors 0-3
5 St. Louis Hawks 1-4 4-3
6 Syracuse Nationals 1-4 3-0